Native American Chief Massacre Death Idaho War Napoleon of Indians 1904 Western
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Native American Chief Massacre Death Idaho War Napoleon of Indians 1904 Western

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ORATOR OF WORLD FAMOUS SPEECH

LEADER OF 1877 IDAHO AREA INDIAN WAR

FRANCE CELEBRATES HIM AS THE “NAPOLEON” OF INDIANS

[Indians]  [Nez Perce]  Anonymous (artist).   Les Derniers Peaux-Rouges Mort De Chef Joseph, Le Grand Chef Des Nez-Perces.”   46 x 31-1/2 cm.   Engraving in full-color and folio size.   Removed.   Very good.   (Paris).   Dimanche 9 Octobre.   1904.   - - -    This is a graphically handsome and colorful rendering of “Chief Joseph” on his death bed, surrounded by warriors and family before his tent, as a symbolic massacre takes place in the background.   Almost a full column of text appears on page 2 in discussion of Chief Joseph, to include calling him the “Napoleon of Indians.”   The print constitutes the entire front-page of Le Petit Journal for October 9th, 1904 (Numero 725) of which we offer here the complete eight page issue.  

[Title:   The Latest Redskins Death From Chief Joseph, the Grand Chief of "Nez Perce."]

 

INDIAN CHIEF JOSEPH.